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Ackland Film Forum at Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center

  • FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 United States (map)

At our 2013 exhibition Sahmatyou "met" M.F. Hussain (right), widely known as "the Picasso of India." Now, see one of his films!


Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities 
(M.F. Hussain, India, 2004)

Wednesday, 18 November, 7:00 PM
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Free and open to the public.

Novelist Nawab is suffering from a serious case of writer's block. After five years and no stories, he comes across an unconventional muse: Meenaxi. The three cities referred to in the title are Hyderabad, Jaisalmer, and Prague. Directed by M.F. Hussain, this film features an acclaimed score and soundtrack by A.R. Rahman.

Introduced by Afroz Taj (Asian Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill).